Smuggling crackdown, stronger manufacturing to boost rare earths prices

By Laura Syrett
Published: Friday, 30 May 2014

Stronger, more stable pricing anticipated as China plans to list rare earths futures on SHFE

A reduction in the level of rare earths smuggling from China together with improvements in the global manufacturing sector are expected to support rare earths prices this year.

Illegal mining and smuggling remain a problem in China and continue to have a negative impact on rare earths prices, but recent...

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